Biological ActivityPotent cAMP phosphodiesterase inhibitor (IC 50 = 56 nM for inhibition of PDE III). Has inotropic and vasodilator effects following oral or intravenous administration in vivo . Also available as part of the Phosphodiesterase Inhibitor Tocriset? .
StabilityStable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
UsageSelective phosphodiesterase inhibitor with vasodilating and positive inotropic activity. Cardiotonic